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This Side of Paradise.

by FITZGERALD, F. Scott

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  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
A few very light spots to cloth; else a bright, fresh copy with the gold on the spine very bright. The dust jacket has had some
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New York:: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1920.. First edition.. publisher's green cloth in dust jacket and custom quarter morocco folding box.. A few very light spots to cloth; else a bright, fresh copy with the gold on the spine very bright. The dust jacket has had some internal tape reinforcement removed, leaving brown stains; and has some chipping to edges, affecting a few letters in "Scribner's" at the bottom of the backstrip. This is an authentic, unmodified, and unrestored example of the first edition in one of the most uncommon dust jackets in American fiction. There is no printed price on the backstrip of the jacket. . 8vo,.

Synopsis

This Side of Paradise is the debut novel of F. Scott Fitzgerald. Published in 1920, and taking its title from a line of the Rupert Brooke poem Tiare Tahiti, the book examines the lives and morality of post-World War I youth. Its protagonist, Amory Blaine, is an attractive Princeton University student who dabbles in literature and has the book's theme of love warped by greed and status-seeking.

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Bookseller
Jeffrey H. Marks Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
69746
Title
This Side of Paradise.
Author
FITZGERALD, F. Scott
Format/binding
Publisher's green cloth in dust jacket and custom quarter morocco folding box.
Book condition
Used - A few very light spots to cloth; else a bright, fresh copy with the gold on the spine very bright. The dust jacket has had some
Edition
First edition.
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Charles Scribner's Sons,
Place of Publication
New York:
Date published
1920.
Pages
305 pp.
Size
8vo,

Terms of Sale

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All books are returnable within ten days if returned in the same condition as sent. New York residents please add 8% sales tax. All items guaranteed. Members ABAA, ILAB.

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Jeffrey H. Marks Rare Books

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Glossary

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First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
chipping
A defect in which small pieces are missing from the edges; fraying or small pieces of paper missing the edge of a paperback, or...[more]

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